22 LETTERS FROM THE of the vow of Louis XIIL on the I5th, it was apprehended there might be some riots; so their exile was hastened by two days. They were sent to Troyes. The abuse bestowed on the King and Queen and the Archbishop of Toulouse is incredible. It was proposed in parliament that the deputies should return en corps, and, throwing themselves on their knees before the King, implore him to have pity on his people and recall the odious taxes, and perhaps they might touch his heart and convince his reason. It is said that clubs and salons are prohibited. 2oth. La Cour des Aides is as stiffnecked as the other courts. The populace have given the King the nickname of Louis le timbre. The parlia- ment of Rouen was ordered to go into exile at Libourne, but the people have risen and kept them by force in the city. The parliament of Rouen, being summoned to Paris, have returned for answer that they have upon their hands busi- ness of the highest importance, which they cannot leave. zxst. We met this evening at the Val la Marechale de Mirepoix, a surprising woman of past eighty, without any infirmities but a shaking of her head. She does not look more than fifty.